Karnataka is an enchanting land abounding in scenic beauty, rich is flora and fauna. There are several spots for day trips in Karnataka. See more about tourism in Karnataka here.

Silver Chariot

The Karnataka State Tourism Department will soon launch the Silver Chariot on the lines of the Golden Chariot, it is aimed for the middle income group. Instead of riding the South India’s first luxury tourist train you can settle down for a luxury Volvo bus. The cost of the Silver Chariot will be one-fifth of […]

Biligirirangan Hills

Krisnayyanakatte reservoir at the foot of the BR Hills

Biligirirangan Hills commonly called as B R Hills, is a hill range situated in south-eastern Karnataka, and it borders with Tamil Nadu in South India. It is located at a distance 254 Kms from Bangalore and 90 Kms from Mysore. The hills are located in Yelandur and Kollegal Taluks of Chamarajanagar District of Karnataka. The […]

Sanctuaries in Karnataka

Karnataka is known for its tourism. But very few know about the sanctuaries the state has. How many of you have visited a peacock or bear sanctuary? Karnataka has them and much more! Anshi National Park Attiveri Bird Sanctuary Bandipur National Park Bankapur peacock sanctuary Bird Watching in Coorg Bannerghata National Park Bheemeshwari Biligirirangan Hills […]

Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary

Deva Raya Wildlife Sanctuary in Bellary District of Karnataka is a private sanctuary maintained by the Association for the Preservation of the Environment based in Hyderabad. The sanctuary is named after kings of the Vijayanagar Empire. An eco-tourism area due to its unique terrain, flora and fauna is near to Hampi. Sanctuary protects leopards, bears, […]

Bankapur peacock sanctuary

Bankapur peacock sanctuary situated in Bankapur village of Shiggon taluk, is just 2.5 km from the Pune-Bangalore  national highway NH-4, 22 km from Haveri town towards Hubli.This sanctuary is situated on 139 acres of land which has the remains of the historic Bankapura Fort. The peacock sanctuary in Bankapura is the only second sanctuary in […]

Attiveri Bird Sanctuary

Attiveri Bird Sanctuary is around 15 km from Mundgod in Kalghatgi taluk of Dharwad district of Uttara  Karnataka. It is located at a distance of 400 Kms from Bangalore. It spreads over an area of about 2.23 sq kms, the sanctuary is located in and around the Attiveri reservoir. The Attiveri Reservoir was formed as […]

Homestay Policy

Home-stay policy to boost tourism in Karnataka The government has finally come out with a policy on homestays which are popular in Chikmagalur, Kodagu and Shimoga. Under the Athithi Home Stay project, the home-stays are categorized as golden guest and silver guest divisions. The home-stays coming under golden guest category will pay an annual fee […]

Jayamangali Blackbuck Conservation Reserve

Living in Bangalore, not many of us are aware of the natural resources present  in the vicinity of  our city. One such location is the Jayamangali (formerly Maidenahalli) Blackbuck Conservation Reserve is Tumkur District. This reserve is only notified protected area is the part of the Deccan Plateau. Next to this is the small village, […]